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Passports and Smart Gates

Tuesday 7th May / presented by Teri Campbell

The public launch of smart gates at Australian airports over twelve years ago sped up the immigration process for eligible travellers, with their face the key on-board or to baggage claim in conjunction with the treasured passport.

But now, passports may be scrapped all together and replaced with facial recognition or fingerprint technology before departure and on arrival into Australia.

Swinburne Law School Foundation Dean and Professor Dan Hunter joined RTRFM to discuss this possible outcome.

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